Election 2018 – TSEU Endorsements (and AFL-CIO statewide endorsements)

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Candidates pictured below have been screened through TSEU’s regional COPE committees; these candidates have committed to working with us on state employee issues. Clicking on candidate’s picture will take you to their election campaign website. Please note: not every House or Senate district is going to be listed below; please consult the AFL-CIO’s full, statewide endorsement listings which is provided as a link at the end of this listing.  

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SD10 – Beverly Powell (Fort Worth)

SD16 – Nathan Johnson (Dallas)

SD17 – Rita Lucido 

HD34 – Abel Herrero (incumbent)

HD45 – Erin Zwiener
(Hays, Blanco Cnty)

HD47 – Vikki Goodwin

HD52 – James Talerico (Williamson Cnty)

HD75 – Mary Gonzalez* (El Paso) (incumbent)

HD105 – Terry Meza (Irving)

HD108 – Joanna Cattanach (Dallas)

HD113 – Rhetta Bowers (Garland)

HD115 – Julie Johnson (DFW area)

HD117 – Philip Cortez* (San Antonio) (incumbent)

HD100 – Eric Johnson* (Dallas) (incumbent)

HD114 – John Turner

HD 118 Leo Pacheco

HD123 – Diego Bernal* (San Antonio) (incumbent)

HD124 – Ina Minjarez* (San Antonio) (incumbent)

HD136 – John Bucy (Williamson Cnty)

HD144 – Mary Ann Perez* (incumbent)

AFL-CIO endorsements
(click on logo for full, statewide AFL-CIO endorsements)

  • U.S. Senator – Beto O’Rourke

  • Governor – Lupe Valdez

  • Lieutenant Governor – Mike Collier

  • Attorney General – Justin Nelson

  • Land Commissioner – Miguel Suazo

  • Agriculture Commissioner – Kim Olson

  • Railroad Commissioner – Roman McAllen

  • Texas Supreme Court, Place 2 – Steve Kirkland

  • Texas Supreme Court, Place 4 – R.K. “Ravi” Sandill

  • Texas Supreme Court, Place 6 – Kathy Cheng

  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Presiding Judge – Maria T. “Terri” Jackson

  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 7 – Ramona Franklin